OPEN CRITIQUE DAY #38…

YO, crew!

Have some spare time today (and probably the next day and next day after that...), so let's throw down.

How this goes:  You post a work of yours, finished or WIP, and then I (ams) will give you suggestions or tips on your work.  Just make sure that you only post pictures that are your own design and not any that are copyrighted or based off of copyrighted characters.

Cheers!

CDC #458 – Team Building – Volume 3 – Part 15 – Results

Sorry for the late posting guys, but you all gave me a lot to think about. The entries this week were all great, but there were two that  I really fell for.

For the Heroes - Vindicators by Scott Weyers

and for the villains - Black Hole by Palazzo

As a prize you will each be immortalized as the 8th hero and villain of the groups respectively.

Your prizes will be posted to the blog later this week.

Thanks to all who entered and to all those who shared their talents as part of volume 3 of Team Building.

CDC #459 – Modern Amazons

Your challenge this week is to create a modern Amazon character outfitted for battle in the 21st century, but based on one of the warrior women from the past.

The following link leads to an alphabetic list of famed Amazons.

http://www.whoosh.org/issue12/ruffel3.html

This Wikipedia link might come in handy as well.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amazons

The winning entry will receive a version of their entry HeroMachined by yours truly.

Enter as often as you like!

Rules for posts, contests, and challenges: Original characters only, no copyrighted characters, no characters based on copyrighted characters, no characters based on RPG’s or other games. The characters must be your own design and not based on any character that might be copyrighted in any way. Please keep all submissions PG13: full or partial nudity is prohibited. I have the right to delete any post that I believe crosses this line without warning. Only post characters that have been created solely using Hero Machine, and that you know for certain have never been entered in a contest before. If you aren’t certain, don’t enter it, because I’m not going to go back through all of the contests and check.

All entries must be in JPG or PNG form (BMPs are too big), posted to a publicly accessible website (like the HeroMachine :,ImageShack, Deviant Art or whatever);Do not use Photobucket.

  • Entries must be made as a comment or comments to this post, containing a link directly to the image and the character name;
  • No copyrighted characters please – they will be deleted.
  • Please name your filesas [your name]-[character name].[file extension] before you upload it. So DiCicatriz, for instance, would save his “Bayou Belle” character image as DiCicatriz-BayouBelle.png.

Please make the link go directly to the image (like this) and not to a hosting jump page (like this).

This contest will close at 6pm Eastern on Monday, April 20th.

 

 

Criss Cross, apple sauce…..

Hello and Happy Easter!

I had someone ask me how I did a crossed legged pose for one of my characters.

Fairly easy to accomplish...

Cheers!

CDC #457 – Team Building – Volume 3 – Part 14 – Prize for Christi S.

Christi S' version of Phaedra...

My version inspired by Christi's design...

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What Were They Thinking: New Worriers

Haven't done one of these in a while. Not likely to be a recurring thing, sorry. And, yes I know this is old news, but this is prime, prime, prime WWTT fodder and just got back on my radar because I just saw a very excellent video by KatBlaque, who is a black trans youtuber and artist, who went a redesigned two of the characters we will be looking at today and it made me realise just how little thought was actually put into these characters. So we're going to talk about them.

*sigh*

The New Warriors

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CDC #458 – Team Building – Volume 3 – Part 15

The premise of this contest is that over the next number of weeks we will build a team of superheroes and a team of villains. Each week I will supply you with a role, name, or list of powers of one of the team members and you will use HM3 to create the character.

Your challenge this week is to come up with a team logo and team name for both groups. Both the name and logo should relate in some way to each group’s intergalactic makeup.

There will be two winners announced, and each winner will be immortalized by yours truly as the 8th and final members of each team.

Just to refresh your memories the teams are...

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CDC #457 – Team Building – Volume 3 – Part 14 – Results

Man oh man, you guys really turned up the heat this week. Great job guys and gals!

Honourable mention this week goes to Kellkin.

Great item use and a really kick ass version of the character. This is some of your best work!

Runner up this week is AMS!

Great pose and costume design man. NOICE!!!

And the win this week goes to...

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CDC #456 – Team Building – Volume 3 – Part 13 – Prize for AMS

AMS' version of AWE...

I decided to concentrate more on his suit. The panels absorb and store light energy.

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OPEN CRITIQUE DAY #37…

Hello!

Today I attempt to bring back a segment that I always looked forward to on Friday's......  OPEN CRITIQUE DAY!!!

How this goes:  You post a work of yours, finished or WIP, and then I (ams) will give you suggestions or tips on your work.  Just make sure that you only post pictures that are your own design and not any that are copyrighted or based off of copyrighted characters.

Now, bear with me and I will do my best to make this run as smooth as possible.

So let's begin....